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" See, what a grace was seated on this brow ; Hyperion's curls, the front of Jove himself, An eye like Mars, to threaten and command, A station like the herald Mercury New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill, A combination and a form indeed, Where every god... "
The Tuftonian - Page 79
1900
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1827 - 580 pages
...like the hernld, Mercury, Ncw-liichted on a heavei.-kissins hill ; A combination. Mid > form, incited, r. I have p of a man." Milton thus portrayŤ our first parent, Adam : "His fair large front and eye sublime declar'd...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. With copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1827
...this brow : Hyperion's curb, the front of Jove himself, An eye like Mars, to Ihrenlen and command; Л station like the herald, Mercury, New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill ; A combination, and я form, indeed. Where every find dlu seem to *et hiť seal, To Rive the world assurance of a man."...
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The adventures of Naufragus, written by himself

M J. Horne - English fiction - 1827 - 225 pages
...perfect enjoyment of that excellent gentleman's declining years, for he was one, on whom— " Every god did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance of a man." Richly then he deserved to be happy; and it delighted me to hear he was so. Providence,...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 148 pages
...this, 54 The counterfeit presentment of two brothers. See what a grace was seated on this brow: 56 Hyperion's curls, the front of Jove himself, An eye like Mars, to threaten and command, 58 A station like the herald Mercury New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill 60 A combination and a form...
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The Wheel of Fire: Interpretations of Shakespearian Tragedy

George Wilson Knight - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 393 pages
...directly relevant passage in terms of classical deities only in Hamlet's description of his father: See what a grace was seated on this brow; Hyperion's curls; the front of ]ove himself; An eye like Mars to threaten and command; A station like the herald Mercury New-lighted...
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Hamlet: The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke : the First Folio of 1623 ...

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2001 - 261 pages
...picture, and on this: The counterfeit presentment of two brothers. See what a grace was seated on his brow Hyperion's curls, the front of Jove himself, An eye like Mars, to threaten or command, A station like the herald Mercury New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill; A combination and...
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Marxist Shakespeares

Jean Elizabeth Howard, Jean E Howard, PH D, Scott Cutler Shershow - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 304 pages
...during the scene in his mother's chamber, Hamlet presents her with two pictures, his father's displaying Hyperion's curls, the front of Jove himself, An eye like Mars, to threaten or command, A station like the herald Mercury New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill. (3. 4. 55-58) Claudius's...
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Sexual Shakespeare: Forgery, Authorship, Portraiture

Michael Keevak - Social Science - 2001 - 175 pages
...portrait, but it tempts one to exclaim with Hamlet: 'See what a grace was seated on this brow . . . the front of Jove himself/ An eye like Mars to threaten and command,' balanced by the sensitivity of the nose and mouth." Peter Quennell finds in the Droeshout lips a "faint...
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Shakespeare's Last Plays: Essays in Literature and Politics

Stephen W. Smith, Travis Curtright - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 244 pages
...the gift of Screws— (#675, Johnson 335) 24. Compare Hamlet's praise of his father to his mother: See, what a grace was seated on this brow: Hyperion's...the world assurance of a man. This was your husband. (3.4.55-63) 25. In a difficult passage later in Act 5, lachimo speaks of praising women on these conventional...
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Shakespearian Production: With Especial Reference to the Tragedies

George Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 323 pages
...his mother: Look here, upon this picture and on this, The counterfeit presentment of two brothers. See, what a grace was seated on this brow: Hyperion's...did seem to set his seal To give the world assurance of a man. (m. iv. j }) This is my reading. The first line is colloquial; the second meditative. The...
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